• 25Deepest Depth
Campgrounds
(256) 247-1184
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL 35652
(256) 732-3686
28861 Veto Road
Elkmont, AL 35602
(256) 232-1599
11155 Elk River Mills Road
Athens, AL 35614
  • Counties: Limestone County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass
  • Known for: Kayaking and Canoeing
  • Landmarks: In Limestone County, Alabama there is a 21.9 miles Canoe and Kayak Trail. The trail begins at the Alabama-Tennessee state line and goes to Elk River Mills.
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
Hospitals
(256) 233-9292
700 Market St W
Athens, AL 35611
Airports
Nashville International Airport
1 Terminal Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
104 miles away
Ardmore Airport
Athens, Alabama 256-423-2736
15 miles away
About Elk River
Limestone County, Alabama

You can find Elk River right off Interstate 65 and on the Alabama Tennessee line just a short distance from Huntsville, Alabama. It runs from the Tennessee state line to near Rogersville.

195 Miles of Beautiful Views

Elk River is an offshoot of the Tennessee River that runs through Alabama and Tennessee. The river is approximately 195 miles long and is owned and operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

Canoe and Kayak Trail

In Elkmont, Alabama you can launch your kayak or canoe and enjoy the 21.9 miles of scenic views that Elk River has to offer. The river levels are controlled by TVA Dam so anytime is a great time to travel the trail.

Music and Fun

Elk River is only a short trip from Nashville, Tennessee which is the best place to have a good time, experience the fast-paced life of the city, and listen to great music.

Many of the locals love to wind down and go fly fishing on Elk River where they catch anything from bass to trout.

The Perfect Getaway

Elk River's prime location on the Alabama-Tennessee line opens an array of opportunities. We can help you find your perfect home to enjoy life on the river.